Murrah Life

By Aja Purvis | October 29. 2018
A student rips their schedule over the trash. Photo by Aja Purvis.   “If you’re a senior and you’re supposed to have early release, go to Balu’s room!” The hassle of schedule changes during the first few days or weeks, at William B. Murrah High School is not foreign to its staff or students....
By Mackenzie Williams | October 15. 2018
Drum majors Stacy Weathersby (right) and Tasheanna Johnson (left) leading the band at Meet the Mustangs. Photo by Kaitlyn Fowler.   “Practice life,” says band director Mr. Jefferson as he encourages his young and aspiring musicians to strive to be their best and continue to grow personally. The...
By Imani Skipwith | April 19. 2018
Murrah's choir performing for the community this school year. Photo by Kaitlyn Fowler. During spring break, Murrah High School’s internationally known choir had the opportunity to travel to Italy in order to perform in and explore this foreign country. The trip included touring four cities:...
By Ladarius Scott | February 8. 2018
Murrah seniors David Rankin (left) and Iyana Tolliver (right). Photo by Ladarius Scott.   With the start of a new school year, new rules are inevitable. This was evident at the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year when both rookie and veteran drivers of Murrah High School were hit with a new...
By Kaitlyn Fowler | January 30. 2018
Water running from a faucet at Murrah High School. Photo by Kaitlyn Fowler. ‘Peanut Brittle’ Pipes Snow days are a student’s best friend: a day of relaxation, snowball fights, building snowmen, and making snow angels. Like most things, however, snow days are only fun and...
By Maisie Brown | January 24. 2018
The courtyard of Murrah High School. Photo by Karsen Cowan   Jackson Public Schools has been the center of public ridicule, insult, and a Mississippi Department of Education takeover. According to city and state officials, a third party form of rehabilitation is now center stage. Jackson Public...

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